On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.
On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.
On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.
On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.
On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
The CSTO Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils has approved the Regulations on anti-terrorist operation "Mercenary”08.06.2023
Chairman of the CSTO CSSC, State Secretary of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Volfovich said that the meeting gave "a clear brief analysis of the military and political situation in the regions of collective security”.
MINSK, June 8. /TASS/. The Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils (SC) of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) has approved the regulation on the regional anti-terrorist operation "Mercenary”. This was reported by the Secretary of State of the Security Council of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Volfovich at the end of the committee meeting in Minsk.
"Nine documents were considered. The main ones are the approval of the regulation on the regional anti-terrorist operation “Mercenary”, the regulation on material reserves of formations of the forces and means of collective security, the approval of the plan of the main activities of control bodies," he told reporters.
Volfovich has informed that during the narrow meeting, which was attended by the heads of delegations, "the situation was reviewed and a clear brief analysis of the military and political situation in the regions of collective security was given”. "The heads of delegations noted the challenges and threats that were posed today to the Collective Security Treaty Organization in a particular region of collective security. A set of measures that will neutralize these threats and ensure security in the CSTO has been proposed," the Secretary of State said.
Speaking about the meeting of the committee members with the President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko before the meeting, Volfovich said that the head of the Republic chairing the CSTO in 2023 pointed out that the potential of the committee was not exhausted and directed its participants to a more dynamic and coordinated work. "The task has been set to start working on a new collective security concept for the period up to 2035, which will contribute to strengthening peace and security in our countries," the Secretary of State said.
The CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov participated in the meeting.